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Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Busy Summer Days

Last weekend was unusually beautiful for August in Alabama. Cool with low humidity. We enjoyed the chance to sit on the porch and read a good book.

So who had such a busy summer day, you wonder?
(Bill says to remind you to click on the 'play' arrow)
Click to play HUMMINGBIRDS
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The hummingbirds!

Maybe if I just drank red sugar water I'd have more energy...

Have a good summer Y'all ~



kellypea said...

I love hummingbirds, but haven't seen too many hovering around here lately. Glad you had that perfect day to sit, read, and relax!

Darius T. Williams said...

We had the chance to really sit outside and enjoy the weather here was about a good 65 degrees!!! That's weird for this time of year in Chicago - but I enjoyed it!


gail said...

Cool weather with no humidity! Wow, that IS unusual for Alabama. Thanks for sharing the hummingbirds :)

Melissa Wertz said...

Too cute!!!

A Hint of Home said...

I just got a hummingbird feeder. They are so much fun to watch.

Sandi @the WhistleStop Cafe said...

Kelly~ we have seen more this year than we've seen in several summers
Darius T~ Show off! we were happy with 80 degrees
Gail & Melissa~ Those hummingbirds are so busy!
Home girl~ I'll be looking for pictures.

Mary Isabella said...

I love to do the very same thing. Just sit on my porch and watch all the beautiful birds and the butterflies......Mary

Pat said...

Hi Sandi & Bill!
I love to watch hummingbirds, but sadly we don't get them up here! I enjoyed seeing them in Arizonia.

The humidity has been lower lately -- thank goodness! It been a long hot summer so far in the city!

Hugs, Pat in NY

Cherry's Jubilee said...

Every year I have to reload our feeders. They go through it like it is goin out of style. I love to watch territorial. The day you had sounds like my fave kinda Summer day. I wrote down the recipe for the coconut cake and realized I had a whistlestop recipe book. It varies a bit but yours sounds easier to do so that is what I am gonna do! cherry

Sandi @the WhistleStop Cafe said...

Mary~ I am never able to get photo's of the butterflys.
Pat~ those hummingbirds know better than to fly all the way to NY!
Cherry~ This is funny about that coconut cake... the recipe in the cookbook is Dad's. I took my cake over last weekend and he thought I'd made his. I'll never tell :-)

Tonja said...

I sount it as a little smile from God everytime I get the cahnce to see a hummingbird. I actually hapened to glance out my back window this week and one was hovering outside. What a delight!

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